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Table 3 Distribution of mating pairs with and without risk of hidden inbreeding under three alternative plans of habitat-controlled breeding for 140 female breeding candidates

From: Genetic composition of captive panda population

Plan Number of pairs
Pairs from 1630 pairs free of hidden inbreeding Pairs selected from 10,525 pairs with risk of hidden inbreedinga Males
A 98 42 (30.0 %) 16
B 65 75 (53.6 %) 31
C 45 95 (67.9 %) 61
  1. aThese pairs were from the 10,525 pairs (=12,155 − 1630) without pedigree inbreeding but with risk of hidden inbreeding due to common habitat origin of founders